Everybody knows that Omni was the coolest magazine of the 1980s, mashing up science, science fiction, and a healthy dash of pseudo-science. But what many fans of the magazine might not know is that it nearly had a different name. It was supposed to be called Nova.
Washington D.C.'s Museum of Science Fiction has published its first online gallery of scientific and science fictional art, originally featured in OMNI, in its partnership with the OMNI Reboot.
These are not "McMansions." Their domes are made with 100% organic polymer chains, fabricated by artisanal molecular foundries. And the homes inside are all sustainably manufactured out of locally-mined carbonaceous compounds and minerals. So they're good for the asteroid belt environment, and great for you!
One of the many reasons we're excited for the return of Omni magazine is access to their vaults. Just recently, the new owners of the magazine republished this iconic Dune art from a collection of rare work by John Schoenherr. Not only are these illustrations stunning, but Frank Herbert praised their accuracy.
OMNI magazine blended science and science fiction, and was one of the most influential publications in the history of both. We draw on the influence of OMNI Magazine every single day, and so do a ton of other people, whether they realize or not.
Readers of Penthouse magazine were treated to a special "Science and the Future" issue in October of 1978, which acted as a sort of coming out party for OMNI magazine. OMNI, "a magazine of science, science fiction and the future," was launched in October, 1978 by Kathy Keeton, the future wife of Penthouse publisher …
Bob Guccione, best known as the publisher of Penthouse, died last week at 79. To scifi fans, Guccione will always be known as the guy who bankrolled Kathy Keeton's Omni magazine.
Everyone wants a personal time travel device, but with so many different devices to choose from, how do you make a well-informed decision? Everyone knows about Doc Brown's Delorean, the Doctor's TARDIS, and H.G. Wells' contrapulation, but what about some of the other time time travel gizmos? We walk you through the…